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Meet experts, handle specimens and see what goes on behind the scenes.

Friday 30 January 2015

Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Extraordinary images of our planet from international photographers, celebrating the 50th competition.

  • Anyone Anyone
Lates
Lates

Come and enjoy our exhibitions and world-famous galleries in the evening, meet friends and have a bite to eat.

18:00 - 22:30

  • Adults Adults
Secrets of the Stegosaur
Secrets of the Stegosaur

Join Museum experts to discuss the discovery and the importance of our new stegosaur specimen.

18:30 - 20:30

  • Adults Adults
Dinosaurs Through Time
Dinosaurs Through Time

Sold out
Take a tour back in time and around the Museum's Dinosaurs gallery with one of our palaeontologists.

19:00 - 19:45 (Sold out), 20:00 - 20:45 (Sold out), 21:00 - 21:45 (Sold out)

  • Adults Adults
The Wunderkammer at the Museum
The Wunderkammer at the Museum

See a comedy improv group create stories, scenes and characters inspired by the Museum in their new show, The Wunderkammer.

19:00 - 20:00, 20:30 - 21:30

  • Adults Adults
Multimedia guides
Multimedia guides

Pick up a handheld guide to explore the Museum's galleries and collections when you visit.

  • Anyone Anyone
Investigate for schools
Investigate for schools

School event (KS1, 2 and 3): Become a scientist for the day in our hands-on science centre.

10:30 - 11:20, 11:30 - 12:20, 12:30 - 13:20, 13:30 - 14:20

  • Schools Schools (Key Stage 1)
Human evolution workshop
Human evolution workshop

School event (KS4): explore the evolutionary relationships between present day Homo sapiens and ancient humans.

10:30 - 11:45, 12:30 - 13:45

  • Schools Schools (Key Stage 4)
Gallery Character: Mary Anning
Gallery Character: Mary Anning

School event (KS2): Meet pioneering nineteenth-century fossil hunter Mary Anning.

10:30 - 11:00, 11:15 - 11:45, 12:45 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:00

  • Schools Schools (Key Stage 2)
Dino Scene Investigation
Dino Scene Investigation

Schools event (KS2) - Uncover a replica dinosaur skull and learn more about the wonderful world of fossils.

10:30 - 11:15, 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:15

  • Schools Schools (Key Stage 2)
Spirit Collection Tours
Spirit Collection Tours

See hidden treasures such as the giant squid or specimens collected by Charles Darwin. Free tickets at information desks.

10:40 - 11:10, 11:40 - 12:10, 12:40 - 13:10

  • Anyone Anyone
Interactive Film: Who do you think you really are? - schools screening
Interactive Film: Who do you think you really are? - schools screening

This interactive film will transport your students back in time to explore the tree of life.

10:45 - 11:35, 12:00 - 12:50, 13:15 - 14:05

  • Schools Schools (Key Stage 4)
Spirit Collection Tours - Extended
Spirit Collection Tours - Extended

See hidden treasures such as the giant squid or specimens collected by Charles Darwin. Free tickets at information desks.

13:30 - 14:20

  • Anyone Anyone
Who do you think you really are? Interactive film
Who do you think you really are? Interactive film

Augmented reality brings extinct creatures to life in the studio in our interactive film about evolution.

15:30 - 16:20

  • Anyone Anyone
Investigate for families
Investigate for families

Become a scientist for the day in our hands-on science centre. Centre closes at 17:00. Last entry is at 16.30.

15:30 - 17:00

  • Families Families (all ages)
Nature Through the Lens
Nature Through the Lens

This fascinating 15-minute documentary marks key breathroughs in wildlife film-making over the past 100 years.

16:30 - 16:45

  • Anyone Anyone
David Attenborough: Life on Camera
David Attenborough: Life on Camera

Find out about Britain's foremost naturalist and broadcaster featuring some of the best loved clips from his TV series.

16:50 - 17:05

  • Anyone Anyone
Wildscapes
Wildscapes

Experience what it's like to be an animal on the African Plain, in the ocean, and at the Arctic and Antarctic Poles.

17:10 - 17:25

  • Anyone Anyone
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